Rosetta, a space probe from ESA successfully deployed the Philae lander on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with leading European companies including HUBER+SUHNER, e2v and Terma contributing to the success.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, will be supplying ELDEC® Power Conditioning Modules (PCM) to provide flight critical and reliable power management and conversion for the Honeywell Flight Control Electronics (FCE) supplied to COMAC.
Amid a challenging budgetary environment, global militaries are faced with the challenge of reducing costs while maintaining and even enhancing defense capability in critical areas to counter unforeseeable asymmetric and conventional warfare threat environments while adjusting to shifting battle-space paradigms of net-centricity, cyber-warfare and electronic warfare.
CRFS has entered an agreement with Metis Aerospace to supply RFeye® Nexus receivers for integration into Metis’s HYPERION system for high accuracy airborne and ground based mobile COMINT/SIGINT applications. HYPERION is a lightweight, compact and a cost-effective solution for most air platforms from small UAVs up to multi-mission manned platforms.
BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation along with industrial partners have been awarded a £120 million two-year contract by the UK and French governments to help define the Franco-British requirement for a Future Combat Air System programme.
Raytheon Co. announced that it has acquired Blackbird Technologies, a leading provider of persistent surveillance, secure tactical communications and cybersecurity solutions to the Intelligence Community (IC) and special operations market.